Veklury (remdesivir) prescription available online 

If you are suffering from COVID-19, Veklury can help. Speak to a board-certified doctor online about a prescription for Veklury (remdesivir).*

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Medication services available for adults and kids (3+)

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Insurance accepted, but not required

*Prescriptions are provided at the doctor’s discretion. Veklury (remdesivir) is only available via IV administration from an in person healthcare provider.

Most major insurance plans accepted

Most patients with in-network insurance pay $30 or less. Paying without insurance? New patient visits are $129, and follow-ups are only $99 for members.

Don’t see your provider listed? Email [email protected]  or call  (888) 564-4454  to talk to a PlushCare specialist.

3 simple steps to discuss a Veklury prescription today 

Step 1: Book an appointment

Step 1

Book a Veklury prescription request appointment.

Book a same day appointment from anywhere.

Step 2: Visit with a doctor on your smartphone

Step 2

Talk to your medical provider regarding your Veklury prescription.

Visit with a doctor on your smartphone or computer.

Step 3: pick up at local pharmacy

Step 3

See a healthcare provider to administer Veklury.

Our doctors can refer you to a local specialist for administration.

Veklury prescription pricing details

How pricing works

To speak to a board-certified doctor about a Veklury prescription, join our monthly membership and get discounted visits.

Paying with insurance



First month free

First visit


For all visits

30 days of free membership

  • Same-day appointments 7 days a week

  • Unlimited messages with your Care Team

  • Prescription discount card to save up to 80%

  • Exclusive discounts on lab tests

  • Free memberships for your family

  • Cancel anytime

Visit price with insurance

Often the same as an office visit. Most patients with in-network insurance pay $30 or less!

  • We accept these insurance plans and many more:

    • Humana
    • Aetna
    • United Healthcare

Paying without insurance



First month free

First visit


Repeats only $99

30 days of free membership

  • Same-day appointments 7 days a week

  • Unlimited messages with your Care Team

  • Prescription discount card to save up to 80%

  • Exclusive discounts on lab tests

  • Free memberships for your family

  • Cancel anytime

Visit price without insurance

Initial visits are $129 and follow-ups are only $99 for active members.

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If we're unable to treat you, we'll provide a full refund.

Veklury Prescription FAQs

  • How much does Veklury cost?

    The average price for Veklury is $520 per vial without insurance. Generic remdesivir may be more affordable. In addition, health insurance and government programs may be able to help cover the costs of remdesivir treatment.

  • What side effects can remdesivir cause?

    Remdesivir treatment may cause several side effects, including:

    • Fever

    • Increased liver enzymes

    • Nausea

    • Severe hypersensitivity reactions

    • High blood sugar levels

  • Is Remdesivir for COVID-19 safe for the liver? 

    Clinical trials suggest that remdesivir formulations can put patients at an increased risk of acute liver disease, as remdesivir treatment can lead to elevated liver enzymes.

  • Who should not take Veklury?

    Avoid taking Veklury if you have certain health conditions, such as:

    • Allergic reactions to Veklury and its ingredients

    • If you're planning to become pregnant or are currently breastfeeding

    • Liver conditions, such as liver inflammation or hepatitis

    • Chronic kidney disease

    • Severe renal impairment

  • What happens if I miss a dose of Veklury?

    If you miss a dose of Veklury, ask your doctor or pharmacist for a new dosing schedule as soon as possible.

  • What happens if I take too much Veklury?

    Veklury is given in a clinical setting. Your doctor will monitor your intravenous infusion to make sure you receive the correct dose.

About Veklury (remdesivir)

Veklury is considered an antiviral medication, which interrupts viral reproduction in the body. While Veklury was originally developed to treat Ebola, recent research has shown that Veklury is effective at treating SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19).

Veklury is available only by prescription. It is available in a generic formulation as well as under different brand names, including remdesivir.

Veklury is only administered through intravenous infusion by a healthcare provider.

Veklury uses

There is one FDA approved use for Veklury, but your healthcare provider may also prescribe it off-label to treat other medical conditions.

Your doctor may prescribe Veklury for any of the following reasons, or other reasons not listed here. If you have questions about why a medication is prescribed, ask your online doctor or pharmacist.

  • COVID-19

    Veklury is FDA-approved to treat COVID-19. Clinical trials have shown that Veklury can effectively treat people 12 years and older who face an increased risk of severe disease.

    In January 2022, the Food and Drug Administration approved Veklury for certain adult and pediatric patients with mild-to-moderate COVID-19, including non-hospitalized patients, who face a high risk of progression into severe coronavirus disease. To date, it's the only COVID-19 treatment that has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

Veklury side effects

  • The side effects associated with taking Veklury are typically mild. Most Veklury side effects are associated with nausea.

    Remdesivir treatment has some common side effects. They may include:

    • Fever

    • Decreased levels of hemoglobin

    • Skin rash at the injection site

    • High blood sugar levels

    • Nausea

    Other side effects, which are less common but might be more severe, could include:

    • Allergic reactions

    • Increased liver enzymes or impaired liver function

    • Severe hypersensitivity reactions

    You should call your doctor if you notice any adverse effects, or if you develop any other new or concerning symptoms.

How to take Veklury

Veklury only comes in the form of intravenous infusion, administered by a healthcare provider. It may be given through a vein by IV, one time each day for up to 10 days, or as determined by your healthcare provider.

What to avoid while taking Veklury

Veklury has 362 drug interactions. Don’t change what you are taking without checking with your doctor or pharmacist. That includes other prescription drugs, dietary supplements, and over-the-counter drugs. 

Potential drug interactions with Veklury include:

  • Actonel (risedronate)

  • Aleve (naproxen)

  • Claritin (loratadine)

  • Prednisone

  • Aspirin

Avoid taking Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) or chloroquine while taking Veklury, as these drugs can block the effects of Veklury. In addition, avoid alcohol consumption. Because Veklury may impair liver function, alcohol can increase your risk of adverse reactions.

Medication alternatives to Veklury (remdesivir)

If your healthcare provider prefers to put you on another treatment altogether, they may suggest other antiviral drugs or a COVID-19 treatment another drug class. Here are some common doctor-recommended alternatives that the FDA granted Emergency Use Authorization for the treatment of COVID-19.

  • COVID-19 medications